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Below are images of collected fauna from the South Atlantic Bight. Roll mouse over image for caption and click on image for larger view (Images may take a moment to upload....)


Decapods (shrimp, crabs, lobsters)
Calappa flammea (flame box crab) Menippe mercenaria (Florida stone crab) (photo by Pearse Webster) Eumunida picta (squat lobster) from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Eugonatonotus crassus from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Hermit crab from Capers Inlet, South Carolina Bathynectes longispina (bathyal swimming crab) from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Petrolishes armatus (green porcelain crab) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Macrobrachium rosenbergii (giant river prawn) from an aquaculture pond in South Carolina Portunus sayi (sargassum swimming crab) from offshore South Carolina (photo by Pearse Webster) Callinectes bocourti (Bocourt swimming crab) from Coosawatchie River, South Carolina Phyllosoma (lobster) larvae from nueston, Charleston Bump. 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) Phyllosoma larva (lobster larva) First zoea larvae of Petrolisthes armatus (porcelain crab) Albunea catharinae (mole crab) from off shore South Carolina (photo by Pearse Webster) Pinnaxodes floridensis (polka dot pea crab) living in cloaca of sea cucumber, offshore South Carolina Panulirus argus (spiny lobster) juvenile, Ashley River, South Carolina Callinectes similis (lesser blue crab) from Abbapoola Creek, Johns Island, SC Callinectes sapidus (commercial blue crab), SC Charybdis hellerii from offshore St. Augustine (photo by Pearse Webster) Alpheus (snapping shrimp) from Charleston Harbor, SC Male Uca pugilator (sand fiddler crab) Palaemonetes vulgaris (marsh grass shrimp) from Charleston Harbor, SC Portunus spinimanus (blotched swimming crab) from offshore Charleston, SC juvenile Porcellana sayana (spotted porcelain crab) perched on an hermit crab anemone, offshore Charleston, SC gravid caridean shrimp from offshore Charleston, SC Euceramus praelongus  (olivepit porcelain crab) from Charleston Harbor, SC Hypoconcha parasitica (rough shellback crab) from Charleston Harbor, SC, with attached bivalve shell Pilumnus sayi (spineback hairy crab)  from offshore Charleston, SC gravid Biffarius biformis (ghost shrimp) from intertidal Morris Island, SC megalopae of Portunus sp., collected in neuston from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise ventral view of a Calappa tortugae megalopae from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise crab megalopae from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Megalopa of a dromiid crab (Hypoconcha spp.) collected from offshore plankton Synalpheus fritzmuelleri (speckled snapping shrimp) with attached parasitic bopyrid isopod, off Bull Island, South Atlantic Bight Hexapanopeus angustifrons (smooth mud crab) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Cardisoma guanhumi (blue land crab), Charleston, SC gravid female Zaops ostreum (oyster pea crab)  living commensally in the gills of the Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, Charleston Harbor, SC male Zaops ostreum (oyster pea crab), intertidal oyster bed, Charleston Harbor, SC zoea 1 larval stage of Zaops ostrum (oyster pea crab) freshly hatched from gravid female collected from Charleston Harbor, SC Alpheus sp. aff. armillatus (banded snapping shrimp) from intertidal oyster bed, Charleston Harbor, SC juvenile Albunea catharinae (mole crab) from off shore South Carolina Callinectes sapidus (blue crab), showing rare pigment mutation, Cooper River, SC Juvenile Hypoconcha spinosissima (rough shellback crab) , offshore, SC Portunis gibbesii (iridescent swimming crab), off Bull Island, SC Ovalipes stephensoni (coarsehand lady crab), off Bull Island,  South Carolina Dissodactylus crinitichelis (seabiscuit pea crab) perched within the spines of Clypeaster subdepressus (sand dollar), off Bull Island, SC prezoea of Synalpheus sp. (snapping shrimp), offshore SC female Synalpheus minus (snapping shrimp), offshore SC Armases cinereum (Squareback marsh crab) from Folly Public Oyster Grounds, SC deep water gravid female Odontozona spongicola from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Cryptodromiopsis antillensis (hairy sponge crab) from off Hilton Head, South Carolina Alpheus heterochaelis (bigclaw snapping shrimp), from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Chaceon fenneri (golden deepsea crab) from offshore Grorgia, 2004 ETTA Cruise palaemonid shrimp from St. Augustine Scarp, 2004 ETTA cruise Mithrax hispidus (coral clinging crab) from off North Inlet, Georgetown, SC dorsal view of Macrocoeloma trispinosum (spongy decorator crab) from off North Inlet, Georgetown, South Carolina Scyllarus chacei (Chace slipper lobster) from off North Inlet, Georgetown, South Carolina ventral view of gravid Podochela riisei (longfinger neck crab) from off North Inlet, Georgetown, South Carolina Mithraculus forceps (red-ridged clinging crab) from off North Inlet, Georgetown, SC Hypoconcha spinosissima (spiny shellback crab) from off St. Helena Island, SC Acanthilia intermedia (granulose purse crab)  from off St. Helena Island, SC Platylambrus granulata (badetooth elbow crab)  from off St. Helena Island, South Carolina Manucomplanus ungulatus (hermit crab) inhabiting a calcareous structure formed by a bryozoan (off St. Helena Island, South Carolina) male and gravid female Callichirus major from Folly Beach, SC Sesarma reticulatum from Folly Island, SC Austinixa cristata (cristate pea crab) male and female from Folly Beach, SC molting megalopae of calappid crab, offshore Charleston, SC Sicyonia brevirostris (brown rock shrimp) from offshore Wassaw Island, GA Sicyonia typica (kinglet rock shrimp) from offshore Edisto Island. SC Stenorhynchus seticornis (arrow crab) from offshore Savannah, GA Alpheus formosus (stiped snapping shrimp) from  off Sapelo Island, Georgia  Synalpheus fritzmuelleri (speckled snapping shrimp)  from off Bull Island, South Atlantic Bight Panopeus obesus (salt marsh mud crab) from  Hunting Island, SC Eurytium limosum (broadback mud crab) from Ashley River, Charleston, SC Hermit crab from offshore Savannah, Georgia

Other crustaceans (amphipods, isopods, stomatopods, barnacles)
Dulichiella sp. (amphipod) from Capers Inlet, South Carolina Synidotea sp. (isopod) from Ashley River, Charleston, South Carolina Paracereis caudata (isopod) from coastal South Carolina hardbottom Squilla empusa (mantis shrimp) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Stomatopod (mantis shrimp) from offshore South Carolina Stomatopod (mantis shrimp) from Charleston Harbor, SC Stomatopod antizoea (mantis shrimp larvae) in neuston from Charleston Bump, Ocean Explorer cruise  Conopea galeata (seawhip barnacle) associated with Leptogorgia virgulata (seawhip) from  Sullivan's Island, SC tidal creek Hargeria rapax (tanaidacean) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef amphipod Ampithoe valida from Charleston Harbor oyster reef amphipod Paracaprella tenuis (skeleton shrimp) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Stenothoe sp., amphipod from intertidal Charleston Harbor oyster bed, SC "smasher" stomatopod (mantis shrimp, thumbsplitter), off Bull Island, SC Arcturid isopod on coral fragment from offshore Georgia,  2004 OE ETTA cruise  Amphipods (Stegocephaloides sp. ) associated with a large deep water sponge, offshore Georgia,  2004 OE ETTA cruise  pelagic amphipod  Scina sp. from offshore Georgia plankton, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water amphipod from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Hyperiid amphipod from plankton, offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise isopod from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Arcturid isopod Astacilla spinata Parasitic isopod from offshore Florida male amphipod Ericthonius brasiliensis on sea fan Leptogorgia hebes, off Edisto Island, SC cluster of barnacles and sabellid polychaetes (fanworms) from offshore  Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Hyperiid amphipod from plankton, offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise female Hargeria rapax from off Folly Island, SC stomatopod from Folly Beach, SC amphipod from Folly Beach, SC male isopod clutching female, single isopod on left (Folly Beach, SC) molting isopod from Folly Beach, SC lateral view of parasitic female copepod with attached male, found on Callichirus major (Carolinian ghost shrimp), Folly Beach, SC cumacean from Folly Beach, SC remains of a Phronima sp. specimen (hyperiid amphipod) collected with salp from the inside of a barrelfish gut (length = 43 mm) Cumacean Cyclaspis pustulata from Morris Island, Charleston, SC tube-dwelling amphipods from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Echinoderms (sea stars, brittle stars, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, feather stars)
Asteroporpa annulata from South Carolina offshore shelf edge, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Lophaster furcifer from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Henricia downeyae from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Mediaster pedicellaris from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Coronaster briarius from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Cidaris sp. from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Tamaria halperni from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Echinus sp.  from shelf edge off South Carolina, Ocean Explorer cruise Comatulid crinoid Comactinia meridionalis (feather star) from South Carolina offshore shelf edge, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Astracme sp., basket star from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Holothurian (sea cucumber) Aphigymnas bahamensis from 2003 Charleston Bump, Ocean Explorer cruise Comatilia iridometriformis (crinoid) with brood pouch, from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Pentamera pulcherrima (sea cucumber) from Folly Beach, SC Brittle star on the oral side of Astropecten sp., offshore Charleston, SC Peltaster placenta (batstar) from  Charlseton Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Holothurian Ocnus pygmaeus (sea cucumber) from offshore Charleston, SC Sea star Tosia parva from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Sea star Luidia alternata feeding on another sea star Astropecten articulatus, offshore Georgia Luidia alternata (banded sea star) from off Ossbaw Island, Georgia Astropecten articulatus (royal sea star) from offshore Charleston, SC Astropecten duplicatus (teo-spined starfish) from offshore SC Goniaster tessellatus from off St. Helena Island, South Carolina juvenile sea urchin from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Clypeaster subdepressus (sand dollar), off Bull Island, South Carolina Mellita isometra (sand dollar) from off South Island, South Carolina Ophiolepis elegans (brittlestar) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Ophiuroid (brittlestar) on octocoral Muricea pendula, from St. Augustine Scarp, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water Histocidaris sharreri from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Narcissia trigonaria , offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise 6 armed Luidia clathrata (striped sea star)  from off St. Catherine's Sound, Georgia Encope michelini from off North Inlet, Georgetown, SC Luidia senegalensis from offshore Florida Ophiothrix lineata off Bull Island, South Carolina Echinaster sentus (spiny sea star)  from off North Inlet, Georgetown, South Carolina Plagiobrissus grandis (long-spined sea biscuit) from off Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Thyonella pervicax from off Charleston Harbor, SC close up of oral region of Goniaster tessellatus Ophioderma devaneyi from offshore shelf edge, South Carolina (2003 Ocean Explorer Charleston Bump Cruise) Arbacia punctulata (purple spined sea urchin) from off Charleston, SC deep water  Astracme mucronata (basket star) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Ophioderma sp. from off Charleston, SC Holothuria princeps Ophiophragmus septus from intertidal Morris Island, SC Lytechinus variegatus (variegated urchin) from off Georgetown, SC deep water juvenile ophiuroid  from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water Ophiactis sp. from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water Tamaria sp.  from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise

Cnidarians (corals, anemones, jellyfish)
Solitary anemone from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Telesto sp.(soft coral) from coastal Charleston, South Carolina Astrangia poculata (coral) from coastal Charleston, South Carolina Octocoral from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Octocoral from offshore South Carolina shelf edge, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) Porpita porpita (blue button) from Charleston Bump neuston, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) Renilla sp. (sea pansy) (photo by Pearse Webster) Close up of Renilla polyps spicules from Renilla stalk Colonial anemone overgrowing black coral, Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Primnoid octocoral (Plumarella sp.) from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Nematostella vectensis (anemone) from saltmarsh near Baruch Field Station, SC Physalia physalis (Portuguese Man o'War), coastal Charleston, SC Nematocysts (stinging cells) of Portuguese Man o' War (Physalia physalis, 100x), coastal Charleston, SC Calliactis tricolor (tricolor anemone) on hermit crab shell, offshore Charleston, SC Leptogorgia hebes (sea fan) from offshore Charleston, SC Leptogorgia virgulata (sea whip) polyps Close up of Leptogorgia (sea whip) polyp with visible spicules in coenchyme expanded polyps of octocoral from St. Augustine Scarp, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water scleractinian coral Lophelia prolifera from Popenoe's Coral Mounds, offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water solitary coral from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Ophiuroid (brittlestar) on octocoral Muricea pendula, from St. Augustine Scarp, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Leptogorgia hebes (regal sea fan) from off Hilton Head, SC Paracyathus pulchellus (papillose cup coral) from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise polyps of deep water Leiopathes sp. (black coral) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water Pseudodrifa nigra (soft coral) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Nemopsis bachei  (hydrozoan) from intertidal creek, Sullivan's Island, SC Nidalia occidentalis (soft coral) from  St. Augustine Scarp, OE 2004 ETTA cruise giant deep water anemone from  offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise dorsal and ventral views of Virgularia presbytes, an octocoral from off Edisto Island, SC Stomolophus meleagris (cannonball jelly) from Inlet Creek, Isle of Palms, SC Chiropsalmus quadrumanus from Inlet Creek, Isle of Palms, SC Stichopathes sp. (black coral) from St. Augustine Scarp, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Bathypathes alternata, a deep water antipatharian (black coral) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Chrysopathes sp. (black coral) from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Crypthelia floridana., a stylasteriid hyrdocoral (lace coral) from  offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water Keratoisis sp. (bamboo coral) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise deep water Acanthogorgia aspera colony from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise armored polyp of deep water Acanthogorgia aspera colony from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise sclerites of Bebryce parastellata (SEM image by Stephen Cairns) SEM image of spines of Chrysopathes n. sp., (black coral) from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise (courtesy Dennis Opresko, ORNL) Titanideum frauenfeldii from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, showing polyps polyp of Telesto fruticulosa from offshore Savannah, GA, showing spicules jellyfish and commensal shrimp from Gray's Reff National Marine Sanctuary Anthopleura carneola (armored anemone) from offshore Savannah, GA sponge/colonial zooanthid association, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary (in situ) sponge/colonial zooanthid association, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary sponge/colonial zooanthid association, off Sapelo Island, GA Scleranthelia rugosa var. rugosa (USNM 94530) from  off Charleston, SC Diodogorgia nodulifera (colorful sea rod) from off Sapelo Island, GA Iciligorgia schrammi (deep water sea fan), from off Sapelo Island, GA Thesea nivea (white eye sea spray) from off Charleston, SC tube anemone from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary colonial zooanthids from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Phyllangia americana (hidden cup coral) from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary anemone from Folly River, SC Tamoya haplonema (glassy boxjelly) from Charleston, SC Tamoya haplonema (glassy boxjelly) from Charleston, SC

Mollusks (clams, snails, chitons, mussels, sea slugs, squid)
Cratena pilata  from Ashley River, South Carolina Perotrochus quoyanus insularis (slitshell) from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise Bursa ranelloides tenuisculpta ( deep water triton) from Charleston Bump (2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise) Chaetopleura apiculata (chiton) from Charleston Harbor Tamja oliva (?) from offshore South Carolina shelf edge, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) Perna viridis (Asian green mussel) from St. Augustine, Florida Arcinella cornuta (spiny jewel box) from offshore Charleston, SC Simnialena uniplicata (one-tooth simnia) associated with octocoral Leptogorgia hebes, offshore Charleston, SC Simnialena uniplicata (single-tooth simnia) feeding on Leptogorgia virgulata (sea whip), Sullivan's Island tidal creek, SC Neverita duplicata (moonsnail) collected from intertidal beach on Morris Island, SC squid from offshore South Carolina Atrina sp. (penshell) from offshore South Carolina Haustellum rubidum (rose murex)  from off St. Helena Island, South Carolina Urosalpinx cinerea (Atlantic oyster drill) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Astyris lunata (lunar dovesnail) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Brachidontes exustus (scorched mussel) from intertidal oyster bed, Charleston, SC Geukensia demissa (ribbed mussel), intertidal oyster bed, Charleston Harbor, SC Argopecten gibbus (Atlantic calico scallop) from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Bayerotrochus midas (slitshell) from deep water cliff, offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Calliostoma torrei (topsnail) from offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise (photo by M. G. Harasewych, Smithsonian Institution) Aplysia brasiliana (mottled seahare) from offshore Florida Haustellum cabritii (Cabrit's murex) from off St. Helena Island, SC Sea slug Tritono bayeri (unidentified subspecies) from offshore Charleston, South Carolina Atlantic slippersnail Crepidula fornicata from off St. Catherine's Island, GA young Cymatium parthenopium (giant triton) from off Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Scaphella gouldiana from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise Donax variabilis (variable coquina) from Folly Beach, SC Phalium granulatum (Scotch bonnet) from off Folly Island, SC Ficus communis (Atlantic figsnail) from  off Edisto Island, South Carolina Pteria colymbus (Atlantic wing oyster) from off St. Catherine's Island, Georgia Macrocallista maculata (Lady in waiting Venus) from off St. Catherine's Island, Georgia Octopus from offshore Savannah, Georgia Oliva sayana (lettered olive) from off Sapelo Island, Georgia nudibranch from off Sapelo Island, GA  juvenile Urosalpinx sp.  (oyster drill) from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, SC Echinolittorina placida from Morris Island jetty, Charleston Harbor, SC

Chelicerates (sea spiders and horseshoe crabs) and Insects
Nymphopsis duodorsospinosa (sea spider) Pycnogonid from offshore South Carolina shelf edge, 2003 Ocean Explorer Cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) Limulus polyphemus (horseshoe crab) from Harbor Island, South Carolina (photo by Philip Jones) Anaplodactylus lentus  (sea spider) on hydroid, offshore Charleston, SC pseudoscorpion from intertidal oyster reef, Charleston, SC Anurida maritima (oyster springtail) from intertidal oyster reef, Charleston, SC

Annelids (segmented worms), Nemerteans (ribbon worms) and Platyhelminthes (flatworms)
Proceraea fasciata (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Amphitrite ornata (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Proceraea fasciata (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Diopatra cuprea (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Enoplobranchus sanguineus (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Glycera americana (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Harmothoe imbricata (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Lepidasthenia commensalis (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Marphysa sanguinea (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Saccoglossus kowalevskii - acorn worm from Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Nemertean worm from shelf edge of South Carolina, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise Syllid polychaete from Charleston Bump, 2003 Ocean Explorer cruise (photo by Jerry McLelland) Amphitrite ornata (spaghetti worm) from offshore Charleston, SC flatworm from offshore Charleston, SC Polychaete from intertidal Morris Island, SC Polychaete from intertidal Morris Island, SC Stibarobdella macrothela (leech) removed from a sharpnosed shark, offshore South Carolina Nereis succinea from Charleston Harbor oyster reef eversible pharyngeal jaws of Nereis succinea Dipolydora socialis (polychaete worm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef Lepidonotus sublevis (bristleworm) from Charleston Harbor oyster reef dorsal paddles of Nereiphylla fragilis (green oyster worm), intertidal oyster bed, Charleston Harbor, SC deepwater polychaete from offshore Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise sabellid polychaetes (fanworms) from offshore  Georgia, OE 2004 ETTA cruise jaws of a eunicid polychaete collected from  offshore St. Augustine, FL, OE 2004 ETTA cruise polychaete from St. Augustine Scarp, 2004 ETTA cruise Glycera americana (bloodworm) from intertidal creek, Sullivan's Island, SC posterior and anterior Nereis succinea (clamworm), ACE Basin, South Carolina polychaete on sponge, from offshore Hilton Head Island, South Carolina polychaete worm tubes  from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Owenia fusiformis (shingle tube worm) from Morris island, Charleston Harbor, SC Owenis fusiformis (shingle tube worm) in tube, from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, SC Liomia medusa from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, SC

Tunicates (sea squirts)
Styela plicata (sea squirt) from offshore Charleston, SC Perophora viridis (honeysuckle tunicate) from Folly Beach public oyster grounds, Charleston, SC colonial ascidian from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary colonial ascidian from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary colonial ascidian from Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Bryozoans (Moss animals)
Bryozoan from offshore SC Bugula neritina (bryozoan) from Folly Beach oyster grounds, Charleston, SC rubbery bryozoan Alcyonidium hauffi growing on sea whip Leptogorgia virgulata,  from Cummings Point, Morris Island, South Carolina deep water bryozoan, offshore Georgia, Ocean Explorer 2004 ETTA cruise deep water bryozoan, offshore Georgia, Ocean Explorer 2004 ETTA cruise (close up) zooids of deep water bryozoan, offshore Georgia, Ocean Explorer 2004 ETTA cruise bryozoan - decapod association, offshore Charleston, SC , Ocean Explorer 2004 ETTA cruise

Hemichordates (Acorn worms)
Saccoglossus kowalevskii - acorn worm from offshore Charleston, SC

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